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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Resources for Advent 4

Resources for Advent 4

Let us pray (in silence) [that the message of God coming to save us may transform our lives] Pour forth, we beseech you, O Lord,      [or Pour forth, we beseech you, O God,] your grace into our hearts, that we, to whom the incarnation of Christ your Son was made known by the… Continue Reading

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O Sapientia – O Wisdom – December 17

From at least the eighth century the antiphon before and after the Magnificat at Vespers (Evening Prayer), for the seven days leading up to Christmas Eve, has greeted Christ with a title starting with “O”. These became the basis of the popular carol “O come, O come, Emmanuel”. The initials, when read backwards, form the… Continue Reading

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Worst Nativity Sets

Worst Nativity Sets

H/T and far more examples Mark Oestreicher and Catholic Supply where “The Kneeling Santa figure is a subtle reminder to children that Santa is not the main focus of Christmas.” (sic.) Do share images that you have or know of, either in the comments below, or on the Liturgy facebook Page. [See also here] This… Continue Reading

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Disagreeing with the Bible 5

Disagreeing with the Bible 5

Actually, this post wasn’t part of my planned series – it is reflecting about on-and-off-site discussions. In some way, this post could be titled Disagreeing with “disagreeing with the Bible”. If you want to catch up on what’s been covered so far, read the posts and the comments: Read Disagreeing With The Bible Part 1… Continue Reading

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